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. and janet, you tell us that this strike is turning up the heat to this company and leading to illustrates demise? >> reporter: lets. actually this is a distribution site for hostess twinkies and other snacks. and as you can see, the protesters are here and they say that they'll be here 24- hours until the company agrees to give them more dough. workers chanted near a delivery line outside of hostess' factory in oakland. >> we're taking the brunt for the mistakes of the ceos, but we're the ones taking all the consultants. >> reporter: most of the plant's 71 workers are on a strike. hostess brands which makes twinkies, cup cakes, ho-ho, and other bread products, filed for bankruptcy, and it involves an 8% pay cut. contributions to medical benefits. no overtime or holiday way. >> i have three kids, i have two girls and one boy. i have two in college right now. >> at least half of theme piece were supposed to retire this year and last year and they weren't able to retire because of the stop in the pension so they won't be able to retire. >> reporter: the factory closed due to the strike and t
valley mobile-home park in pacheco. firefighters got the call just after 11:00 a.m.. neighbors used whatever they could to try to help. >> that tree right there, if they hadn't watered that down, it would have come over and got my home. >> reporter: no one was inside at the time, but next door neighborhood penny kirby who says the woman who lived there with her son lost everything. >> he i went oh, my god, you know? she has been here, maybe ten years. she has lost her husband, you know and now her home. it's like oh, i feel so, so sorry for her. >> reporter: to give you an idea of the intensity of the fire, right next door we can show you where the side of the cooler was actually bubbling from the heat. three engineer companies with the contra costa county fire protection district arrived in minutes and kept the flames from spreading to other homes, but firefighters acknowledged that they will soon have to do more with less. department plans to close four stations in january after voters said no to a new parcel tax designed to fill a $16 million budget hole. >> a couple of the un
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